Following hot on the heels of the wettest ever April, we have now endured a June that delivered double the average rainfall and has now been officially declared the soggiest since records began in 1910.
One of the most common reasons why people move house is the need for more space. It could be that the family is growing in number, whether from the bottom up with a blossoming brood, or from the top down with elderly parents in need of a little of hands on TLC. Or perhaps the kids are just getting too big, both for their boots and the cosy confines of the current family home.
It’s spring, which means (hopefully) the weather is improving and we can start to spend more time outside. For some unknown reason, many people with gardens don’t spend as much time enjoying them as they should.
Lighting is perhaps one of the most overlooked elements of interior design and yet it is a vitally important component of a space’s practicality, not to mention the mood and ambience of a room and its energy efficiency. The right lighting can transform a garden room into a seamless combination of functionality and style, whatever the intended use, without costing the earth both literally and figuratively.